Jerry Lee Gwillim, 65, of Bethalto, formerly of Shipman, died at 6:50 a.m. Monday, July 27, 2015, in Jerseyville.
He was born Jan. 19, 1950, in Alton, the son of Donald and Marian (Lowis) Gwillim. They both survive.
Jerry was a self-employed farmer.
He married Kathy A. (Esarey) Gwillim on June 12, 1970, in Piasa. She survives.
Also surviving are one daughter and son-in-law, Angela and Aaron Mueller of Glen Carbon; one son and daughter-in-law, Timothy and Jennifer Gwillim of Bethalto; five grandchildren, Sara and Riley Gwillim, Harry, Kate and Reeve Mueller; one sister and brother-in-law, Diana and David Brueggemann of Brighton; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Steve and Melea Gwillim and Jim and Kathy Gwillim of Shipman.
He was preceded in death by one son, Jeremy K. Gwillim.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 29, 2015, at Targhetta & Wooldridge Funeral Home in Brighton.
Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 30, 2015, at Delhi Baptist Church.
Pastor Ron Phillips will be officiating.
Burial will take place at Miles Station Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Delhi Baptist Church.
Online obituary can be found at www.targhettaandwooldridge.com.